Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO

Questions and Answers

Jackson N.
5 days ago
What is the cost range for the different housing that is available to MSUD freshmen?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Jackson! MSU Denver does not require any student to live on campus; however, through a partnership with CU Denver, MSU Denver students have the ability to live on campus at Lynx Crossing. You can view floorplans and rates online at Additionally, you can learn about our off-campus housing partners at
Julia G.
7 days ago
What is the NCLEX pass rate for Metropolitan State University of Denver's accelerated nursing program?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Julia! Registered Nursing ranked the top 10 nursing schools in Colorado by analyzing current and historical NCLEX-RN “pass rates.” MSU Denver ranked 5th in Colorado with a score of 94.95.
Julia G.
7 days ago
Do you have tutoring programs available for your nursing students?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Julia! There are several resources to help nursing students succeed, including tutoring and writing support. You can find out more at
Kaylin P.
1 month ago
Is MSUD an accredited college?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Kaylin! Yes - MSU Denver is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). You can learn more online at
Ethan J.
1 month ago
Does MSU Denver have programs related to film or cinema studies?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Ethan! MSU Denver offers an English Major, B.A. with a concentration in Literature, Film, and Media Studies. This program is offered both in-person and online. Additionally, students can minor in Film and Media Studies. You can find out more online (
Christian G.
1 month ago
What hands on learning does MSU Denver offer to support students in the Political Science program?
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Hi Christian! There are a number of opportunities for students in the Political Science program, including federal internships in Washington D.C. (, the Political Science Association (, and more! You can learn more about the program online (

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Somewhat Selective (59% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

52% White
28% Hispanic
7% Black
5% Multiracial
4% Asian
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Director of Operations80k
Human Resources (HR) Manager73k
Software Engineer70k
Senior Accountant70k
Marketing Manager66k
Staff Accountant52k
Office Manager43k
Based on 5,817 student responses
50.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
85.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
52%in High-Meaning careers
11%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
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Average Institutional Grant
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Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$21,728 / year
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